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SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid
Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.
SC78 Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid
1923-1934 (bulk 1923)
Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...
SC70 Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid
The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....
SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid
This two-scrapbook collection covers the years 1905 to 1911 (volume 1) and 1903 to 1917 (volume 2). They include theater programs, play bills, club programs, and some miscellaneous items. Many of the theater...
SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....
SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...
SC64 Kansas City Convention Programs Collection Finding Aid
This artificial collection contains approximately 100 programs of primarily national conventions of associations from throughout the United States held in Kansas City, Missouri, between the years 1903-1961....
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
SC61 Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid
Mr. Deatherage founded the Deatherage Lumber Company in Kansas City in 1878. After retiring in 1919, he began a career as a historian, publishing his first volume of Kansas City history in 1928. Volumes...
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
SC220 Knife and Fork Club Program Finding Aid
February 25, 1904
This collection contains the program to the 43rd dinner of the Knife and Fork Club at the Midland Hotel on February 25, 1904.
SC2 Kansas City Posse of the Westerners Records Finding Aid
The Kansas City Posse of the Westerners is a social and informational group formed in 1955 to preserve the history, heritage, and traditions of the American West. Records available include early minutes...
SC192 Round Robin Study Club Collection Finding Aid
The Round Robin Study Club is a women’s club organized in 1901 to provide its members with opportunities for social interaction and enriching study. This collection includes minutes of meetings, club...
SC190 William W. Shelley Papers Finding Aid
This collection contains correspondence to and from William W. Shelley, as well as notes for an issue of "The Billboard." Also contained in the collection are theatre brochures, programs, park entry passes,...
SC185 Archaeological Institute of America Collection Finding Aid
1905-1913, 1922, 1929
This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings, a yearbook from 1905-1906, and a card advertising a lecture sponsored by the club.
SC184 Apollo Club of Kansas City Collection Finding Aid
The Apollo Club of Kansas City Collection consists of four concert programs from 1897 to 1899, as well as a photocopy of a newspaper clipping from the Kansas City World with pictures and names of club...
SC183 Annie Besant Study Club Collection Finding Aid
The Annie Besant Study Club Collection contains one yearbook detailing the club members and activities for 1912-1913.
SC182 Anne Hathaway Club Collection Finding Aid
The Anne Hathaway Club Collection consists of two yearbooks, 1901-1902 and 1902-1903, detailing meeting activities and listing member names.
SC181 Americana Study Club Collection Finding Aid
The Americana Study Club Collection contains one publication listing club member names and addresses, as well as dates and program titles for the years, 1951-1952.
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